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Democrats to Win in a Landslide in 2016, According to Moody's Election Model
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Our Moody's Analytics election model now predicts a Democratic electoral landslide in the 2016 presidential vote. A small change in the forecast data in August has swung the...
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Washington: The Letter Home (1775)
  Before leaving Philadelphia to assume command of the Army, George Washington wrote a letter to his wife, Martha, and enclosed his will: “MY DEAREST,  I am now set down to write to you on a subjec...
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How the Tooth Fairy Can Teach Your Kids About Money
  When those first baby teeth start wobbling, you and the Tooth Fairy can combine forces to teach your kids about money. Visa's latest annual Tooth Fairy survey indicates that the average price of ...
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Rep. Gohmert speaks to Cherokee Rose Republican Women
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) told an audience of about 50 persons at the Cherokee Rose Republican Women’s monthly meeting Monday night that regulating immigration is “not a matter of racism,” ...
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Trigger Happy Tyrants
A headline caught my eye recently. It was about “Trigger Warnings” in the college classroom. Naturally, I thought “oh good, someone is teaching these kids about the proper handling of guns.” Soon I...
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Disciples Harvest
Disciples Harvest Pastor Steve Ellison In the fourth chapter of the gospel of John, Jesus met a woman alone at Jacob’s well in Samaria. The woman was an outcast among her people because of her immo...
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TSCRA Statement on North Dakota Federal Court Ruling on WOTUS
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  Fort Worth, Texas –  Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association  (TSCRA) President Pete Bonds today made the following statement on the North Dakota federal court decision on the Environme...
The blasé acceptance that you might get shot is a fact of American life
by MEGAN CARPENTER, The Guardian
Aug 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The first time I did something about America’s epidemic of mass shootings was not when I looked up and saw on TV that a child had shot up a school full of children – although that’s happened a lot ...
Remember Alison Parker and Adam Ward, not the Killer
by GLENN MOLLETTE
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
  WDBJ-TV Virginia television reporters Alison Parker and Adam Ward were executed while doing their jobs. They were good people who were successful at what they did and loved their work.   The insa...
Serial Killers and Dopes: An Empire Thing
by PHILIP A. FARRUGGIO
Aug 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Just finished reading Ann Rule's book on serial killer Ted Bundy, a man she knew as a co worker and friend way back when in Washington State. Of course, Ann did not have the slightest inkling that ...
THEY LIVE, WE SLEEP
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THEY LIVE, WE SLEEP: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy NOW PLAYING: All is not as it seems. In this week's vodcast, John W. Whitehead looks back on John Carpenter's iconic film  They Live  an...
Analysis: Reasserting Power, by Concentrating It
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
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Analysis: Reasserting Power, by Concentrating It by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Aug. 26, 2015 Dan Patrick ’s endorsement of state Rep. Bryan Hughes , R-Mineola — and of six Republican incumbent...
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Former Madison, Ala. police officer Eric Sloan Parker walks into a federal courthouse, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Huntsville, Ala. Parker is on trial on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man, 58-year-old Sureshbhai Patel, who was thrown down and partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a suburban neighborhood. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Attorneys questioned potential jurors Tuesday in the trial of an Alabama police officer charged with using excessive force against an Indian grandfather who was visiting his family near Huntsville.


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An armed police officer walks throughs field as authorities take part in a manhunt in Fox LakeBy Brendan O'Brien FOX LAKE, Ill. (Reuters) - More than 100 police officers using aircraft and canine units were searching northern Illinois on Tuesday afternoon for three suspects believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 30-year veteran police officer, officials said. Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was found wounded on Tuesday morning after reporting that he was pursuing three suspects on foot, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Officials have only described the three suspects as two white males and one black male.


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